The Daily Item, Sunbury, PA

November 6, 2012

Erma I. Grubb, 95, Penns Creek


The Daily Item

— PENNS CREEK — Erma I. Grubb, 95, of Penns Creek, passed away on Tuesday morning, Nov. 6, 2012, at RiverWoods, Lewisburg.

She was born March 14, 1917, in Center Township, Snyder County, a daughter of the late William I. and Nettie (Long) Boyer. On Sept. 5, 1933, she married Lloyd S. Grubb, who preceded her in death on Dec. 21, 2002.

Erma assisted her husband in the operation of the family farm.

She enjoyed crocheting and making afghans and braided rugs.

Survving are one daughter and son-in-law, Sara Jane and William Musser, of Middleburg; two granddaughters and their spouses, Barbara and Dale Whitmer and Joyce and Larry Engle; three great-grandchildren, Bradley Whitmer, Jennifer Engle and Justin Engle; and one great-great-grandson, Andrew, son of Jennifer Engle and Kyle Long.

Erma was preceded in death by one sister, Nina Bateman, and six brothers, Samuel Shambach, Henry Spangler and David, Harry, Daniel and Emerson Boyer.

A private funeral will be conducted in the Hummel Funeral Home, 574 Hill St., Middleburg, by pastor Greg Hobelman

Burial will follow in Penns Creek Union Cemetery.